The Outline

Notable

Tech giants to Congress: “lol sorry had a thing”

Teens smoked because of movies, and they vape because of Vine

This Rob Ford movie just looks weirder and weirder

Here is how a penis transplant works

You should never trust a man, new study suggests

So now you need a quarter million dollars if you want to retire — just for healthcare

Must reads

Don’t fall for it

Hello again

Don’t believe this fearmongering about pesticides

Today’s horoscope: your info will be exposed

Telegram

Zuckerberg’s testimony contradicted his own privacy ops team

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A fine leveled at pirate radio station Touche Douce by the FCC.

Why Silicon Valley literature sucks in 2018

Listen

Out West Season 2, Episode 1: We are in a dream

Oh shit

Coded language

Let’s be friends

We're all hosts

Spice up your life

The truth is out there

We got spirit

Think on it

I wasn’t in a lot of meetings on the subject.

HBO’s ‘Andre the Giant’ documentary has one giant distraction

If I am here for one more term, my kids will only have ever known me as a weekend dad. I just can’t let that happen.

Say goodbye to your happy plantation narrative

How ‘Riverdale’ turned Archie into a fascist

The widest generation gap in history is between baby boomers and millennials

We are in an information crisis

Pakistan’s white-picket fences

The universe has been outsourced

Culture

White America still sees Cardi B as its brown girl “bestie”

‘The Simpsons’ finally addressed ‘The Problem With Apu’

lol, cat

I love to walk across maps because it’s very relaxing. It’s like yoga.

Radius clauses are the least rock and roll thing in music

Until recently I lived in denial and isolation and in constant fear someone would expose me... It was too heavy a burden to carry and I simply couldn’t do that anymore."

Conor McGregor forgot pro wrestling is staged

Finally, the actor from “Stan” knows what “stanning” means

What’s the deal with Jerry Seinfeld?

Future

Content mods would solve an urgent problem, if anyone were willing to pay them

Is Google... evil?

We don’t know what to do if a satellite gets hacked

1.2 million terrorist accounts found on Twitter

No wonder the teens are vaping

Backpage has been seized by the Feds

Reddit’s calls to “HODL” cryptocurrency: do they work?

Zuckerberg owned himself

Here are the 13 most popular Russian troll accounts on Reddit

The two ways Zuckerberg dodged every question from Congress

Cambridge Analytica got private Facebook messages, too

“Just eat better”

How platforms alter history

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Power

The rebellion in Kentucky

Cambridge Analytica is bad, but Palantir is fucking terrifying

playing god with weather

Tech bros told they’re no longer allowed to colonize French Polynesia

It’s official: ‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon is running for governor of New York

The trouble with stopping a teenage killer before they kill

A new court ruling could provide more protection for the homeless

I’m hearing more and more people say the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people’s thoughts.

Here is the weirdest presidential portrait in the Smithsonian